Report: Ambulances vulnerable to hackers
Using widely available scanning software, a security researcher in Spain recently found several thousand industrial vehicles, including ambulances, with unsecured communications hubs.
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Hackable ambulances is just another symptom of hackable healthcare. Connecting devices, vehicles, etc is not only about using the latest tech to improve efficiency. It also requires new thinking and procedures that can, and should, be borrowed from the software and mobile phone industries; encryption, messaging, patch releases, pen testing, to name a few. A connected ambulance is infact a very large mobile device.